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Religion, archaeology, and the material world

Religion, archaeology, and the material world

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Published by Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University Carbondale in [Carbondale, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology and religion.,
  • Rites and ceremonies.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Material culture.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Lars Fogelin.
    SeriesOccasional paper -- no. 36, Occasional paper (Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Center for Archaeological Investigations) -- no. 36.
    ContributionsFogelin, Lars.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.A72 R44 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 366 p. :
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22693928M
    ISBN 100881040932
    ISBN 109780881040937
    LC Control Number2008930254


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